craft beer


Definition of craft beer 

: a specialty beer produced in limited quantities : microbrew

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Police are searching for suspects involved in the burglary of a craft beer bar in Grosse Pointe Park early Friday morning, according to a local report. Caroline Blackmon, Detroit Free Press, "Thieves rob, trash craft beer bar in Grosse Pointe Park," 22 June 2018 Every store offers an in-house butcher, fresh and prepared deli items ideal for a grab-and-go meal, a bakery, and a selection of craft beer and wine. Lauren Delgado,, "Sprouts Farmers Market sets opening date for Winter Park store," 11 July 2018 Local craft beer and wine vendors include Stone Brewery, Lost Abbey, Markstein and Twin Oaks Winery. Linda Mcintosh,, "Families with hospitalized kids served news," 27 June 2018 Plan to spend: Six hours with stops for photos, craft beer and a possible alien encounter., "Detours worth taking on your next road trip," 20 May 2018 Hurricanes, zombies, Louisiana iced teas, craft beer and wines are all available for purchase. Paige Fumo Fox, Daily Southtown, "Get ready to 'grip, twist, peel and slurp' during Maple Tree Inn's 18th annual Crawfish Fest," 17 May 2018 Food trucks, local craft beer and more music with the Mike Strauss Band round out the family-friendly fun. Courtney Devores, charlotteobserver, "Hot Concerts," 9 May 2018 Mixed drinks, craft beers and whiskey neat will all be poured. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Be MKE: Explaining startup buzzwords, beer pizza and a Trump troll doll," 2 May 2018 The festival announced its restaurant lineup this morning, with more than 150 delicious-sounding menu items, craft beer, and wine. Kara Baskin,, "Boston Calling’s food lineup is music to our ears," 5 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of craft beer

1986, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of craft beer was in 1986

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